The town has filed a lien against the company that owns a local paper mill seeking $2.24 million in delinquent property taxes, a move that could affect the company’s plan to auction off the shuttered facility’s only remaining paper machine, an official said Tuesday. Read More

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It’s an annual fight in Alaska: the tax bill that the Trans Alaska Pipeline System must pay to Alaska localities. The fight also involves some assumptions about how long the line is sticking around, as Tim Bradner discusses in this week’s Oilgram News column, Petrodollars. Read More

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What do the Dulles State Office Building, Samaritan Medical Center and Jefferson Community College have in common?  Read More

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Kansas Governor Sam Brownback has signed into law legislation that reorganizes the State Court of Tax Appeals and makes significant changes to the state's process for deciding property valuation disputes. Governor Brownback signed Senate Bill 231 on May 14, 2014. It takes effect on July 1, 2014. Read More

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An Anchorage tax assessor removed from the board that sets the tax value of the trans-Alaska pipeline system is running for state House. Read More

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As the Buffalo ISD begins to wind down the 2013-14 school year, the focus of the May 19th board meeting was on end-of-school matters -- with an eye toward the future. Read More

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The capital of Texas is deemed one of the best places to live, work and play. Yet its thriving economy comes with a harsh reality for home owners; high property tax appraisals. Read More

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With many homeowners reeling after opening property appraisals this spring, the Harris County Appraisal District and others are preparing for what could be a record number of protests. Read More

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Seventeen years after buying his home in south Austin, John Maltabes is still happy with the decision. "We loved it, we fell in love with it," said Maltabes. Read More

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Wednesday, July 9, 2014 - 10:22pm

The Kauai County Council will consider a trio of bills on Wednesday that finance officials say will help clean up current real property tax policies and narrow inequalities in assessing property values. Read More

Wednesday, July 9, 2014 - 10:20pm

The difference between residential and commercial assessments in New York City will likely grow as the City Council adopted Mayor Bill de Blasio’s Fiscal Year 2015 budget June 25. Although de Blasio and several council members stated that the budget will not raise taxes, critics are calling that semantics, saying that although tax rates will not increase, taxpayers’ bills will. Because the overall value of city property rose 6 percent from the prior fiscal year, actual tax liability will increase, even if rates do not, notes Capital New York. Commercial properties are expected to be hit much harder than residential properties under the new budget. Read More

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